Museums are public institutions that keep historical and cultural objects, works of art, and sculptures safe for future generations to enjoy. Inspiring and enlightening, the items on display are a must-see for any curious tourist. Take a look at this list of Tacoma’s most visited museums.
Museum of Glass
Tacoma, Washington is home to the Museum of Glass (MOG), a specialised art museum covering 75,000 square feet (7,000 square metres) of glass. The Museum of Glass Tacoma has, from its inception in 2002, been dedicated to providing a venue for the recognition of the studio glass movement by supporting local artists, promoting learning, and inspiring innovation.
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
The Point Defiance Zoo AquariumTacoma is undergoing a number of renovations and expansions as part of this project. These include a new connection between the parking lot and the Zoo entrance, the replacement of the Entry Gate, and the construction of a new Café, Education Center, Gift Shop, and Public Restrooms. Visitors can get their bearings as they explore the zoo thanks to the plaza at the centre of these new buildings.
Washington State History Museum
Tacoma, Washington, United States is home to the Washington State History Museum. The Washington State Historical Society manages the museum with the blessing of the state legislature. On August 10, 1996, the $42 million museum opened in a facility next to Union Station.
Car Museum of the Americas: Lemay
Notable automobiles in terms of speed, technology, design, and cultural significance are on display at LeMay — America’s Car Museum. The museum’s collection spans over a hundred years of automobile production, including more than two hundred vehicles.The collection honours the U.S. adoration of automobiles by showcasing models from all over the world.
Museum of Art of Tacoma
The Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) serves as a cultural hub for the city and brings people together through exhibitions and events. Through its collection, exhibitions, and educational initiatives, TAM benefits the many communities of the Pacific Northwest. The museum places special emphasis on the work of artists from the region and the West as a whole.